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Football 26 Sep 2014 | 8:57 AM

USOC and U.S. Football chiefs to discuss Solo

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Olympic Committee's chief executive hopes to meet with U.S. Football this week to discuss why national goalkeeper Hope Solo continues to play although she has been charged with domestic violence.

Other Sport 17 Sep 2014 | 6:47 PM

American football back in London with extra game

LONDON (Reuters) - The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base and lay the foundations for a team in the British capital.

Athletics 11 Mar 2014 | 10:37 PM

Pistorius argued with cop who touched his gun, friend says

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African track star Oscar Pistorius had a row with a policeman who picked up his gun after pulling over his friend for speeding, saying "You can't just touch another man's gun," the friend told his murder trial on Tuesday.

Other Sport 21 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Slain Pistorius girlfriend spoke out against gender violence

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The day before her Paralympics star boyfriend Oscar Pistorius shot her dead, Reeva Steenkamp publicly proclaimed her support for a campaign against the violence that kills thousands of women in South Africa each year.

Other Sport 02 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Boxer Floyd Mayweather to be released from Las Vegas jail Friday

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be released from a Las Vegas jail on Friday after serving two months of a 90-day sentence for domestic violence, a term that was previously postponed so the welterweight fighter could compete in a bout.

Other Sport 13 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Arum to request for probe on Bradley-Pacquiao fight decision

LAS VEGAS: Promoter Bob Arum said on Monday he would ask the Nevada attorney general’s office “for a full and complete inquiry” into the controversial Timothy Bradley-Manny Pacquiao title fight.

Other Sport 02 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Boxer Mayweather enters jail for domestic violence term

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was booked into a Las Vegas jail on Friday to serve a 90-day sentence for domestic violence against an ex-girlfriend, a term that was previously postponed so the welterweight fighter could compete in a bout.

Other Sport 02 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Boxer Mayweather enters jail for domestic violence term

LAS VEGAS: Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was booked into a Las Vegas jail on Friday to serve a 90-day sentence for domestic violence against an ex-girlfriend, a term that was previously postponed so the welterweight fighter could compete in a bout.

Other Sport 02 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Boxer Mayweather enters jail for domestic violence term

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was booked into a Las Vegas jail on Friday to serve a 90-day sentence for domestic violence against an ex-girlfriend, a term that was previously postponed so the welterweight fighter could compete in a bout.

Other Sport 03 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Former NFL star Junior Seau dies in apparent suicide

OCEANSIDE, California (Reuters) - Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau, considered one of the best National Football League defensive players of his generation, was found dead at his home in Southern California on Wednesday from a gunshot wound to the chest in an apparent suicide, police said. He was 43.